Tag: presidents with beards
It’s very rare to have an example of a recent beard, and even more rare to have a bearded President after, oh, 1890. So I was shocked when John Keller, an archivist at the Clinton Library, sent a link to this picture of President Clinton. He explains the unusual find in this guest post: Here [...]
Posted by Hilary on May 6, 2011, under - Presidents, Facial Hair Fridays.
Tags: Bill Clinton, Clinton Library, facial hair friday, Hillary Clinton, John Keller, presidents with beards, presidents with facial hair, Viking, Yale
In the history of Presidential elections, there has never been a battle of the beards. Beards have challenged mustaches. Mustaches have challenged clean-shaven candidates. Clean-shaven candidates have challenged beards. But never in the history of our republic, have two bearded candidates duked it out on the campaign trail. This is startling for many reasons. One, [...]
Posted by Rob Crotty on October 22, 2010, under Facial Hair Fridays, Myth or History.
Tags: american history, electability of beards, elections with facial hair, facial hair and elected officials, NARA, national archives, National archives and records administration, odd history, Pieces of History, presidents with beards, presidents with facial hair, presidents with mustaches, prologue blog, Prologue magazine, random history, weird US history